Medical College for Women and Hospital, Uttara

Facility Identification

Division: Dhaka

District: Dhaka

District Code: 26

Facility Type: Non Government Hospital

Establishment Year: 1992

Type of Hospital: Mixed Hospital

Category: Secondary Level Hospital

Patient Information

All kinds of patients come here for the treatment of their eyes.

Average number of patients per day: 50 (only eye)

Patient number in last year: almost 15000

Payment Provided by: Patients

Equipments and Instruments

The hospital calls tender to buy their equipments and instruments.

Sl No Equipments Available Functioning Total Number
Available and observed Available but not observed Not Available Yes No Don’t Know
a Slit Lamp Yes
b Schiotz Tonometer Yes
c Direct Opthalmoscope Yes
d Indirect Opthalmoscope Yes
e 90 D lens Yes
f 20 D lens Yes
g Gonioprism Yes
h Bjerum’s screen Yes
i Hess chart screen Yes
j Material for diplopia chart Yes
k Red green goggles Yes
m Snellen test type Yes
n Near vision testing(Jaeger or Snellen) Yes
o Streak Retinoscope Yes
p Trial Frame and trial case Yes
q Prism bar Yes
r Refractometer Yes
s A-scan Yes
t Keratometer Yes
B Advancer secondary eye care  
a FFA including Fundus camera Yes
b YAG Laser with slit lamp adapter Yes
c Laser unit for retinal coagulation Yes
d Exophthalmometer Yes
e B-Scan Yes
C OT  
a Operating Microscope with co-axial illumination & focus control Yes
b PHACO Machine Yes
c Automated Vitrectomy Yes
d Bipolar Cautery Yes
e Steam Autoclave Yes
f Flash/Speed Autoclave Yes
g Suction Machine Yes
h Oxygen Cylinder with nasal canula Yes
i Endotracheal intubation Yes
j Ambu bag Yes
k Laryngoscope Yes
l BP Machine Yes
m Stethoscope Yes
Surgical Instruments
o Cataract surgical sets Yes Yes
p DCR set Yes Yes
q Chalazion I/C set Yes Yes
r Enucleation and Evisceration set Yes Yes
D Optical dispensing instruments  
a Manual Edging set Yes
b Rimless & Supraframes grooving machine Yes
c Lensometer Yes
d Trial set (Manual power check) Yes

Human Resources

Total Human Resources: 4

Senior Ophthalmologist: 2

Junior Ophthalmologist: 2

Name of the Ophthalmologist: 1. Dr. Palash Barua

  1. Dr. Abu Yousuf talukder
  2. Dr. Kaniz Ahmed Shahnaz
  3. Dr. Amina Haque

Professional Degree: All of them are post graduate

Administrative Human Resources:

There is no specific human resource for eye department.

Record keeping system: In papers.

Service Area

  1. Refractive Error
  2. Cataract
  3. Glaucoma
  4. Trauma
  5. Lacrimal Surgery
  6. Medical Strabismus

Referral System: If needed they refer their patients to some specialized hospitals for the complicated cases i.e. disorder of retina and vitrous and complicated pediatric cases. They arrange the referral if needed and they follow up their patients if they revisit the hospital.

They have CME program.

Number of Cataract Operation in 2 weeks: 5

Workload Estimation

Total beds: 500

Effective Days for providing services: 300 days

Surgery per year: 150 (only eye)

Outdoor patients per year: 12000

Outreach camp per month: 1

SSTP Training: 2


The hospital has OT, OPD, IPP including medical records and medical shop. Size of the theatre area is 380 sq ft. The hospital has 2 dedicated wards and each of them have 5 beds for eye department. Size of the ward is 750 sq ft. the hospital has uninterrupted power supply and the hospital is properly cleaned.